Kowluru-Mamma Kakarkay




Slit 6 bitter gourds and remove the flesh and seeds from the inside. Cut each gourd into 3 pieces + boil in water with turmeric and yoghurt for a few minutes. Remove + cool + squeeze out the water. Take a flat bottom pan and gently fry the bitter gourd pieces till brown. Then add curry leaves + dry whole red chillies + 2 big finely chopped onions + salt and fry gently till onions are deep brown and caramelised.

Kakarkay fry


In a pan add oil + 1 big finely chopped onion and fry till golden. Then add 6 finely chopped bitter gourds with the inner flesh removed + salt. Cover and cook till soft. Add a few tablespoons of chickpea flour + chilli powder and cook till water is absorbed and everything is dry. Add sugar if necssary.